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FCC Orders Mobile Phone Companies to Block Scam Texts

Posted by March 17, 2023

Consumer text scams have mushroomed into an epidemic. And now the government is taking a big swing at eliminating this threat.

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Broadband equity means access and adoption, not just infrastructure rollouts

Posted by March 8, 2023

If governments are to truly close the digital divide, they must focus on encouraging community broadband adoption and making sure residents have tools to acces

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When Federal Officials Help Companies—and Their Own Financial Interests

Posted by December 30, 2022

Last year, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. deliberated over whether to tap Microsoft Corp. as its primary cloud provider. Th

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Senators Press FCC on Map That Will Guide Billions in…

Posted by December 22, 2022

A bipartisan group of 26 U.S. senators on Wednesday wrote the chairwoman of the Federal Communications Commission expressing concern about the accuracy of a ma

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FCC orders phone companies to block scam student loan robocalls

Posted by December 8, 2022

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has issued an order for telecommunications companies to block robocalls connected to known student loan scams.

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A Year One Update on the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs…

Posted by November 28, 2022

Monday, November 28, 2022 Digital Beat The digital divide on Tribal lands includes broadband access, adoption, and application. On June 22, 2022, the Gover

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